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Witness to the Mob (1998)

Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholas Turturro ... Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano
Tom Sizemore ... John Gotti
Debi Mazar ... Deborah Gravano
Abe Vigoda ... Paul Castellano
Philip Baker Hall ... Toddo Aurello
Adam J. Roth ... The sign painter
Frank Vincent ... Frankie DeCicco
Lenny Venito ... Sal DiMaggio
Johnny Williams ... Angelo Ruggiero
Frankie Valli ... Frank LoCascio
Michael Imperioli ... Louie Milito
Vincent Pastore ... Mikey De Batt
Michael Ryan Segal ... Nicky Cowboy
Richard Bright ... Joe (Old Man) Paruta
Chris Cenatiempo Chris Cenatiempo ... Jimmy Falcona
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Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino crime family. However, betrayals within the family saw him break the code of silence and became the highest ranking member of the mob to turn into a rat - 'a rat in a suit,- assisting the government to finally put away the Teflon Don, John Gotti. Written by johnno.r[at]xtra.co.nz

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Mob See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Vincent Pastore who plays Mikey De Batt is introduced to Angelo Ruggiero played by Johnny Williams. In the 1996 HBO film Gotti Pastore plays Angelo Ruggiero. In the film Gotti Debatt is only mentioned not ever seen. See more »

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A good mafia film
13 July 2001 | by stefan899See all my reviews

All mafia films seem to be excellent. They just have that edge, tension and suspense to them which bulids up during the movie and then which is all released at the climax. Witness to the Mob is no exception. However what was unusual, being a mafia film, was that I cant remember any swear word said during the whole film nor was there hardly any blood. Most of the killings were done with quick, clean silencers. Violence was very limited. But it did not detract much from being a good well done movie which will keep the viewer's interest from start to finish. Tom Sizemore is the highlight and is just great, especially when he loses his temper, and is perfect for his role. I would defnitely recommend Witness to the Mob to all mafia film lovers. 8/10.


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